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Orangeburg | A Grateful Look at the Past

Orangeburg | A Grateful Look at the Past

During this Year for Consecrated Life, we are asked to gratefully remember the past, especially the history of the Congregation since Vatican II. In this reflection, we consider the opening of the mission of the St. Joseph Province (American Northeast Province) in Orangeburg, SC in 1984. In later reflections the […]

by × April 17, 2015 ×

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St. Mary’s Industrial Home | Embracing the Future with Hope

St. Mary’s Industrial Home | Embracing the Future with Hope

Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.  Henry David Thoreau Brothers Paul van Gerwen, Augustine, Polycarp, and Sebastian left us a rich spiritual legacy. The legacy is not only about the foundation of Saint Mary’s, but also about the shaping of our Xaverian spirituality. These men […]

by × April 10, 2015 ×

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St. Mary’s Industrial Home | Living the Present with Passion

St. Mary’s Industrial Home | Living the Present with Passion

Read the first reflection in this series: St. Mary’s Industrial Home | Grateful Look at the Past Saint Mary’s Industrial Home for Boys, Working Boys’ Home, Don Bosco Home and many of the other child care ministries are memories. They no longer exist. How then can we talk about living […]

by × April 3, 2015 ×